Here’s an excerpt from the call-in segment for the Slavery and the Constitution show that aired in September of 2001. The other voices you’ll hear are the host, Gretchen Helfrich, and UIC historian Richard John.
It’s interesting to compare this academic side of Obama to the ways he articulates his political stances while campaigning for the Presidency in 2008. I hear clear differences between now and then, but I think you can still hear some the Law School academic come through on the campaign trial. What do you think?